The following is a sample of recent Charles County Sheriff’s Office investigations. For information about crimes not included in this report, visit and search by county, city, zip code or street address.

BANK ROBBERY/CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING REWARD: On August 25 at 4:50 p.m., officers responded to the PNC bank on North Prospect Avenue in Indian Head for a hold-up alarm. When officers arrived, bank employees said a masked man entered the bank and approached a teller. He showed a note announcing a robbery and demanded money, threatening to blow the bank up if the teller did not comply. The suspect obtained money and fled towards Strauss Avenue. Patrol officers, K9 teams, and the Maryland State Police Aviation Unit assisted with the search, but the suspect was not located. The suspect is described as a white male, 6’0”, thin build, possibly in his late thirties, wearing a maroon plaid long sleeve shirt, blue jeans, blue bandana, baseball cap, sunglasses, and white gloves. Photographs of the suspect were captured on a surveillance camera. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. A. Celia at (301) 609-6518. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS or provide a tip via a secure website at A cash reward is being offered for the tip that leads to the arrest of the suspect.

Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest or indictment of a person responsible for a crime in Charles County. Anyone with information about an unsolved crime or the location of a fugitive may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. Learn more at the CCSO’s website.

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is a full-service law enforcement agency comprised of more than 600 police, corrections and civilian personnel responsible for protecting more than 150,000 residents. The CCSO was accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in 2001 has been designated as a CALEA Gold Standard of Excellence agency since 2011. Established in 1658, the CCSO is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the United States. For more information, visit

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